How to Craft a Catchy Freelance Profile

Good morning dreamers and do-ers! Last week, I wrote about choosing a platform to launch yourself as a freelance writer. Today, I'm following up with the lily pads that helped me hop my way into a new, independent career. Step 2: Craft a catchy profile. No matter which platform you choose to establish yourself as … Continue reading How to Craft a Catchy Freelance Profile

Choosing the ‘Write’ Freelance Platform

In April of this year, I signed up for a platform designed to connect freelancers with employers. The decision to sign up was only slightly more serious than an April Fools Joke played on myself. I was trying to inspire my husband, a software developer, to consider freelancing as an alternative to squatting in an office all … Continue reading Choosing the ‘Write’ Freelance Platform

Lessons I’ve Learned from Editing (and being edited!)

Last night, I received the final feedback about Eleanor from my editor! To commemorate the experience, I thought I would share some of the lessons I have learned from editing (and being edited!) with you all... Clarify time transitions at the beginning of the chapter. Pacing was one of my top concerns when I submitted the manuscript of Eleanor to … Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned from Editing (and being edited!)

23 Resources for Self-publishers

The publishing industry is changing—I mean, Pangaea-during-the-Jurassic-Period changing. Many of the changes in the publishing industry are making it easier for self-publishers to get a foothold in the book market, but easier doesn't mean easy. Even with the rise of e-books, blogs, and print-on-demand  services, self-publishers still have to climb a steep road to success. These 23 resources can … Continue reading 23 Resources for Self-publishers